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The People of the Black Circle

Published March 31, 2013

LibriVox recording of The People of the Black Circle, by Robert E. Howard.
Read by Mark Nelson.

"The People of the Black Circle" is one of the original novellas about Conan the Cimmerian, written by American author Robert E. Howard and first published in Weird Tales magazine in three parts over the September, October and November 1934 issues. It is set in the pseudo-historical Hyborian Age and concerns Conan kidnapping a regal princess of Vendhya (pre-historical India) and foiling a nefarious plot of world domination by the Black Seers of Yimsha. Due to its epic scope and atypical Hindustan flavor, the story is considered an undisputed classic of Conan lore and is often cited by Howard scholars as one of his best tales. It is also one of the few Howard stories where the reader is treated a deeper insight on magic and magicians beyond the stereotypical Hyborian depiction as demon conjurer-illusionist-priests. (Summary by Wikipedia)

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M4B format available

Date 2013-03-31
Source Librivox recording of a public-domain text


Reviewer: Roland Wieffering - - May 13, 2013
Subject: Awsome
Thanks for the REH stories, they're great.
Hope you'll do lots more.
Regards from Holland.
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